Nurse and stroke patient with robot
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Robots to help treat stroke patients

1 July 2014 Last updated at 08:17 BST

More than 150,000 people in England have a stroke every year, making it the largest cause of adult disability in the UK.

Now a new project is aiming to get robots to help stroke patients regain their movement.

The news comes on the same day as an announcement of a £400m plan to develop robotics in the UK.

Dominic Hughes reports.